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Why North Broad?

North Broad Street anchors adjacent neighborhoods throughout North Central Philadelphia, supporting businesses and community mainstays and connecting residents to entertainment, retail and jobs. The North Broad Renaissance target area spans from City Hall to Butler Street and touches the neighborhoods of Center City East, Center City West/Logan Square, Callowhill, West Poplar, Spring Garden, Francisville/Fairmount, North Central, Yorktown, Hartranft, Stanton, Glenwood, Tioga, Franklinville and Hunting Park.

Learn more about North Broad’s vitalization by reading the 2022 State of North Broad report that highlights nearly 60 development projects and more!

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Business Support

The North Broad Renaissance is one of many non-profit organizations and city agencies working to support businesses like yours and support your growth. We work to provide grants and forgivable loans to support needs like fit-out costs and storefront improvements, and host monthly meetings to provide peer-to-peer advice and information sharing.

To attend one of our North Broad Business Roundtable meetings, or to connect with resources to support your location needs, email us at info@northbroad.org.

Innovation Lives on North Broad

We’re bringing Augmented Reality to North Broad Street. The Lights of North Broad AR Experience is an interactive platform that will broadcast the vibrant developments and the storied history along the North Broad corridor. Supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, this is the first step to help us engage the community and visitors alike by taking them on a journey through the past, present, and future – using the North Poles as a guiding line to give voice to the evolving narrative that is North Broad.

The Lights of North Broad AR Experience launches in May of 2022. Sign up for our newsletters for updates and to see how your business can become a part of the experience.

The Lights of North Broad Marketing Campaign

The Lights of North Broad are more than the public art fixtures down the middle of North Broad Street. They are countless organizations, businesses, and individuals along the North Broad Street corridor that shine on a vibrant community full of promise and brimming with purpose. This marketing campaign was designed to shine our lights on the North Broad corridor and to encourage others to Come Shine with the Lights of North Broad. Learn more about our lights here.

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